“It’s amazing what hormones can do for age. We shouldn’t call it anti-aging, we should say age management that helps us reach our optimal health.”
-Felice Gersh, MD
Felice Gersh, MD, is a multi-award winning physician with dual board certifications in OB-GYN and Integrative Medicine. She is the founder and director of the Integrative Medical Group of Irvine, which provides comprehensive health care for women by combining the best evidence-based therapies from conventional, naturopathic, and holistic medicine.
She taught obstetrics and gynecology at Keck USC School of Medicine for 12 years as an Assistant Clinical Professor. She now serves as an Affiliate Faculty Member at the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine, through the University of Arizona School of Medicine. Dr. Gersh is a bestselling author and a prolific lecturer. She has given talks and webinars to doctors throughout the world, been featured in several films and documentary series and has written multiple medical articles that have been published in prestigious medical journals.
In today’s talk, Dr. Gersh answers questions about estrogen asked by the participants of the Natural Approaches to Osteoporosis & Bone Health Summit. This interview is full of fabulous nuggets of information you can incorporate into your life!
[03:16] Can you go back on estrogen after battling an estrogen-receptor related cancer?
[12:24] Options for supplements in place of estrogen
[15:43] Embracing hormones and identifying endocrine disruptors in your diet
[30:05] Why is testing crucial to balancing hormone health?
[41:55] Felice’s recommendations for bioavailable estrogen products
[53:23] The strong connection between the thyroid and gut health
[01:05:39] Dairy and its effect on your bone health
DISCLAIMER – The information presented on this podcast should not be construed as medical advice. It is not intended to replace consultation with your physician or healthcare provider. The ideas shared on this podcast are the expressed opinions of the guests and do not always reflect those of Margie Bissinger and the Happy Bones, Happy Life program.